Learning proper safety procedures, diet preparation, feeding, cleaning, animal health, animal management, behavioral observations, enrichment, and record keeping for exotics. Interns will assist with construction and habitat modification and related activties. Interns will also be involved with the volunteer program, and both formal and informal presentations. Classes led by certified instructors for CPR, Basic First Aid and Bleeding Control will be provided. (Dependent on COVID restrictions). Housing and local vehicle access/use is provided.
**This is a strict no contact position**
Candidates should have either 3 years of animal related experience or at least two years of undergraduate program studies in zoology, animal management, biology, or a related field. International applications are welcome. Interns must be able to perform regular, strenuous duties in over 100 degree weather and must be able to lift 50 lbs. You must present yourself in a professional manner.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about the requirements of the Internship. Both 3 and 6 month internships are available.
Applications are accepted year round!
Winter 2020 Session (Nov 29th – Feb 26th)
Spring 2021 Session (Feb 28th – May 28th)
Summer 2021 Session (May 30th – Aug 27th)
Fall 2020 Session (Aug 29th – Nov 26th)
**End dates are flexible for students**
**There are currently no deadlines for applications**
Please provide a cover letter, resume, and 2 references with both phone and email contact information. State your desired internship session in your cover letter. If you have related internship or volunteer experience, we recommend including a letter of recommendation from that facility.
Please email application materials to: email@example.com or apply through Handshake